Cashmere Connoisseurs: Part I
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Cashmere Connoisseurs: Part I

Last year we had the pleasure of working with some of the most stylish women who share our passion for cashmere. Here they share some fantastic pictures of themselves wearing their favourite cashmere styles from our collection.

Cashmere Connoisseurs: Part I

We've had the pleasure of working with some of the most stylish women who share our passion for cashmere. As well as introducing their friends, readers and clients to Black, they have shared some fantastic pictures of themselves wearing some of their favourite cashmere styles from our collection which are showcasing here. Featured below are some of our favourite cashmere clips to give you inspiration on how to wear your cashmere pieces.


Kat Farmer @DoesMyBumLook40


Kat Farmer, the woman behind Does My Bum Look 40, states her mission is in “perfecting a style that doesn't scream mutton or frump” and she achieves it flawlessly. Her posts and stories are a perfect mixture of wit, charm and exceptional style making it highly accessible that offers real and achievable fashion solutions for the busy, modern woman.



Light Grey Cashmere Slouch Beanie Hat


Light Grey Cashmere Slouch Beanie


Super Luxe Steel Grey Basket Weave Cashmere Shawl


Super Luxe Grey Basket Weave Cashmere Shawl



My Midlife Fashion @MyMidlifeFashion


Jane believes in incorporating up to the minute trends with stylish finds from both the high street & designer brands whilst focusing on adding detailing to transform the simplest of outfits, as well as occasionally releasing her inner 'Bet' & love of all things leopard print.

Her blog and Instagram cover all things midlife related including fashion, beauty & fitness. She documents her passion for fashion & showcases her daily outfit posts & how you can recreate her style.



Super Luxe Cocoa Brown Basket Weave Cashmere Shawl


Super Luxe Nut Brown Basket Weave Cashmere Shawl


Julia Rebaudo @Stylonylon


Freelance journalist turned blogger, Julia Rebaudo is the creative force behind Stylonylon which focuses on contempory women's style featuring outfit posts, travel reviews and gastro guides. Julia is also obsessed with photogrphy which shines through in the vivid imagery used on her blog and instagram.
Recently Julia escaped the hectic city life of London and headed to the tranquil highlands of Scotland which feature as the beautiful back drop to her outdoor style posts on her Instagram.



Ladies Grey Cable Knit Cashmere Gloves


Grey Cable Knit Cashmere Gloves



Kate Hiscox @WearsMyMoney


Kate's Instagram feed is a patchwork of city park walks with her dog Frank, street style shots of her trips around London and fantastic and actionable style guides which she also features on her blog and emails.
Her style is contempoary and eye catching but underpinned by a classic aesthetic highlighted by her love of Bella Freud jumpers and leopard print. In the post below, she styles our navy cashmere wrist warmers and navy cashmere scarf with a Bella Freud jumper and a quilted khaki bomber jacket.



Navy Rib Knit Cashmere Wrist Warmers


Navy Cashmere Wrist Warmers


Navy Cashmere Scarf


Navy Cashmere Scarf



Bridget @WagDoll

Bridget is a lover of chic and classic style and neutral tones which made working with her a perfect partnership. Her posts are a fantastic example timeless style with a contemporary look and feel for women over 40.
In her outfit post below, Bridget styles our navy quilted cashmere lined leather gloves with zips and our midnight navy gossamer cashmere shawl with a rich purple wool and cashmere overcoat and quilted leather handbag. Like many of our customers, Bridget suffers from Reynauds Syndrome in winter and she found these Italian cashmere lined nappa leather gloves a godsend on crisp winter days in Yorkshire.



Navy Leather Quilted Gloves with Cashmere Lining


Navy Quilted Leather Gloves with Cashmere Lining


Midnight Blue Gossamer Cashmere Shawl


Midnight Navy Blue Gossamer Cashmere Shawl



Tracey @DoesThisLookOk


Tracey has been one of our best customers for a while now and has been covering herself in our cashmere long before she began sharing her style on Instagram.
Her outfits posts are perfect inspiration for everyday dressing that stands out and looks effortlessly stylish. Here she's teamed our grey woven Scottish cashmere scarf and grey Scottish cashmere mittens with a cinnamon beige quilted overcoat and a pair of grenson boots



Grey Cashmere Scarf


Grey Cashmere Scarf


Ladies Grey Cashmere Mittens


Grey Cashmere Mittens



 Susan Blakey @Susan_UneFemme


Susan’s blog and Instagram takes a positive attitude towards style and age and highlights the wisdom, experience, and elegance she has learnt. She hopes to help women be their best selves at any age and encourages them to express themselves through their own sense of style. She loves style, Paris, coffee, leopard print (as you’ll see below), history, travel, jazz, cute and comfortable shoes, and the perfect shade of red lipstick.
Last autumn we collaborated with Susan and London based colour and style consultants Red Leopard to create a collection of 12 cashmere and silk wraps in block colours and ombre shades using specific tones designed to compliment the natural colourings of the wearer. Here Susan is wearing our shaded coral cashmere and silk wrap which enhances her natural skin and hair palettes.


Brown Leopard Print Cashmere and Silk Scarf


Brown Leopard Print Cashmere and Silk Scarf


Brown Leopard Print Cashmere & Silk Scarf



Manina Weldon @RedLeopard


Manina is one half of the creative force behind Red Leopard, a London based colour and style consultancy. We have had the pleasure of working with her over the past decade. She shares our passion for style, luxurious fabrics and scarves which were brought to life in our seasonal palette collaboration last autumn.


The collection was designed to reflect Red Leopard's concept of seasonal colour palettes. Each wrap was specially designed to flatter the natural colouring of the wearer. The wraps were crafted from an ethereal blend of the smoothest silk and the softest cashmere. Manina who is suited to Winter is wearing our Razmatazz Pink Shaded cashmere & silk wrap from the Winter Palette collection.



Razmatazz Pink Shaded Cashmere and Silk Wrap


Razmatazz Pink Shaded Cashmere & Silk Wrap



Jennifer Connolly @AWellStyledLife


Jennifer is a retired personal stylist and image consultant who has a passion to help women dress with confidence. She believes it should be a joy to get dressed but after 50, too many women find it a challenge with modern fashion seemingly aimed at the young and it can be hard to find what works for your body and lifestyle.
She started her blog and Instagram to help women navigate current fashion and understand how to make it work for them by providing actionable tips and style advice so women over 50 can embrace midlife knowing they'll look their best.



PRE ORDER - Black Leopard Print Cashmere and Silk Scarf


Black Leopard Print Cashmere & Silk Scarf



 Kerstin @Modestil_50


Kerstin a German style and beauty blogger from Munich and posts daily outfit inspiration on her Instagram which gives her follows actionable advice on how to stay stylish after 50. 


Her outfits are a combination of vivid bright colours matched with complimentary neutrals which highlight why you can and should wear brights after 50 which can be tempered by neutral accessories.



Classic Ivory Cashmere and Silk Wrap


Ivory Cashmere & Silk Wrap



Tarra Rosenbaum @TarraRosenbaum


Tarra is a London based Jewellery designer creating exclusive pieces for a discerning clientele, drawing inspiration from nature and its perennial bounty. All her pieces are handcrafted, making them one-of-a-kind creations or limited editions. The collections are predominantly in gold, sterling silver, and gold vermeil with accents of diamonds, pearls, and semi-precious gems.
We met Tarra last autumn as part of our collaboration which Red Leopard and she fell in love with our cashmere and silk wraps almost as much as we fell in love with her jewellery and timeless elegance. Tarra is pictured here wearing our lilac to lavender cashmere and silk wrap.



Lilac to Lavender Shaded Cashmere and Silk Wrap


Lilac to Lavender Cashmere & Silk Wrap


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